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From the second album The Strangest Things - 2003.

Discografia Longwave: - Wake Me When It's Over, Everywhere You Turn, Pool Song, I Know It's Coming Someday, Meet Me At The Bottom, Can't Feel A Thing, Tidal Wave, The Ghosts Around You, All Sewn Up, Exit, Strangest Things, Day Sleeper.

The Strangest Things is the second studio album by American indie rock band Longwave, released March 18, 2003 on RCA Records. Wake Me When It's Over" – 4:06. Everywhere You Turn" – 3:39. I Know It's Coming Someday" – 4:15. Meet Me at the Bottom" – 4:25. Can't Feel a Thing" – 1:30. The Ghosts Around You" – 4:14. Strangest Things" – 3:13.

New York City's Longwave moves beyond its Strokes connection and sharpen its glossy, slick, shoegazing guitar work for a stunning second album, The Strangest Things. Echoes of classic U2, Echo & the Bunnymen, and Swervedriver resonate throughout, but the maddening double guitar work of Steve Schlitz and Shannon Ferguson singles out the album's overall fullness. Schlitz's magnetic vocal warmth is a nice fit to the band's lush, melodic distortion, giving producer Dave Fridmann much clearance to capture Longwave's expansive, epic-like sound.

A&R – Joe McEwen. Artwork – Robin C. Hendrickson. Bass – Dave Marchese. Drums – Mike James (2). Engineer – Bill Racine, Michael Ivins. Guitar – Shannon Ferguson. Mastered By – Greg Calbi.

The Strangest Things. Longwave - Everywhere You Turn 03:37. Longwave - Pool Song 02:59. Longwave - Meet Me At The Bottom 04:25. Longwave - Can't Feel A Thing 01:29. Longwave - Tidal Wave 03:27. Longwave - Exit 03:51. Longwave - Strangest Things 03:13. Longwave - All Sewn Up 03:42. Longwave - I Know It's Coming Someday 04:15. Longwave - The Ghosts Around You 04:13. Longwave - Day Sleeper 03:25.

The Strangest Things, 2003. The Strangest Things, 2003. Wake Me When It's Over, 04:05. Everywhere You Turn, 03:37.

On Longwave's excellent The Strangest Things, singer/guitarist Steve Schiltz and guitarist Shannon Ferguson start with the verities of goth - a haunting bassline, guitars circling in arpeggios - before loosening torrents of postpunk noise. It's a refreshing combination. In many ways, Longwave are like early Catherine Wheel fronted by Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong - elegant noise yoked to adenoidal plea. I saw this in the store, looked at the dummy sticker and saw that Dave Friedmann was part of the production, and I took a chance and bought it. I'm glad. Like the Strokes, Longwave are clearly influenced by 70s bands like Television. The comparisons with the Strokes end with influences though. There is a beauty in listening to an unhyped band that simply craft good rocks songs about heartbreak, disillusioment, and depair. Longwave is such a band.

Tracklist

1 Wake Me When It's Over 4:05
2 Everywhere You Turn 3:39
3 Pool Song 2:59
4 I Know It's Coming Someday 4:15
5 Meet Me At The Bottom 4:25
6 Can't Feel A Thing 1:29
7 Tidal Wave 3:27
8 The Ghosts Around You 4:13
9 All Sewn Up 3:42
10 Exit 3:51
11 Strangest Things 3:13
12 Day Sleeper 3:25

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – BMG Distribution
  • Manufactured By – BMG Distribution
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG
  • Copyright (c) – BMG
  • Pressed By – Sonopress USA – BJ493-01

Credits

  • A&R – Joe McEwen
  • Artwork – Longwave
  • Artwork [With] – Robin C. Hendrickson
  • Bass – Dave Marchese
  • Drums – Mike James
  • Engineer [Additional] – Bill Racine, Michael Ivins
  • Guitar – Shannon Ferguson
  • Mastered By – Greg Calbi
  • Photography – Lego
  • Photography By – Alexa Kokinos, Ericka Martins
  • Producer, Mixed By, Engineer – Dave Fridmann
  • Vocals, Guitar – Steve Schiltz
  • Written-By – Longwave

Notes

Produced, mixed and engineered at Tarbox Road Studios, Cassadaga, NY.

℗ & © 2003 BMG

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 078636817927
  • Matrix / Runout: 078636817927 ++ A01 BJ493-01 SONOPRESS USA
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L028
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1072
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RADV 68179-2 Longwave The Strangest Things ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Sle) RCA RADV 68179-2 US 2002
5050466-3434-2-0 Longwave The Strangest Things ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, Dig) Hummer 5050466-3434-2-0 UK & Ireland 2003
5050466-3434-5-1 Longwave The Strangest Things ‎(CD, Album) Hummer 5050466-3434-5-1 UK & Ireland 2003
HUMMER090 Longwave The Strangest Things ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Hummer HUMMER090 UK & Ireland 2003
RSP-68179-2 Longwave The Strangest Things ‎(CD, Album, Promo) RCA RSP-68179-2 US 2002


Longwave - The Strangest Things FLAC album

Performer: Longwave

Title: The Strangest Things

Country: US

Date of release: 2003

Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock

Genre: Rock

Size MP3: 1684 mb

Size FLAC: 1169 mb

Rating: 4.5 / 5

Votes: 658

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